• Braunschweig have never won away from home against FC Bayern in the Bundesliga; recording four draws and 14 defeats in 18 meetings.
  • FCB have won their last five competitive meetings with Braunschweig and have kept a clean sheet in the last four.
  • The last meeting between the two sides was in the first round of the 2011/12 German Cup. Bayern won the game 3-0 with goals from Gomez, Schweinsteiger and Müller.
  • The last time Bayern lost a game against a side sitting bottom of the table was over five years ago; Energie Cottbus recorded a 2-0 home win over them on matchday 24 of the 2007/08 season.
  • FCB have scored in each of their last 50 top-flight games, adding to their Bundesliga record.
  • Bayern have won all 15 of their Bundesliga home games in 2013 and, like in 1972 and 2005, could get through the year with a flawless home record in the Bundesliga should they win in their two remaining fixtures (Braunschweig and Hamburg).
  • Bundesliga games involving Braunschweig have produced the fewest goals this season (32).
  • Never before had a Bundesliga side collected 35 points from their first 13 games (partially converted to the 3-points-per-win system).
  • If FCB avoid defeat against Braunschweig, Guardiola would equal the record set by Karl-Heinz Feldkamp, who remained unbeaten in his first 14 Bundesliga games as 1. FC Kaiserslautern manager in the 1978/79 season.
  • The best defence in the league (Bayern: 7 goals conceded) meets the worst attack (Braunschweig: 8 goals scored).
  • Thiago celebrated his comeback in Dortmund after three months out injured. The Spaniard was involved in a goal for the first time in Bayern colours (assist for FCB’s second).